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Today's Sports

  • Braves win third straight to...

    Scores: W 5-1, W 3-1

    When:  Aug. 19, 21

    Where: Grant County Middle School, Cooper

    What: Braves improve to 3-0, with victories over Covington Latin and Cooper.

    Upcoming:  The Braves will be facing Walton-Verona at home on Aug. 26. Grant County defeated Walton-Verona by a score of 1-0 last season. They will take a road trip to play Gallatin County on Aug. 31.

  • TENNIS ANYONE?

    Get your rackets and mats ready Grant County!

    The Grant County Board of Education approved the addition of girl’s tennis and wrestling to the list of athletic programs at Grant County High School, Aug. 12, for the 2010-11 school year.

    “The school had an informational meeting about the programs,” GCHS Athletic Director Scott Shipp said. “We had plenty of people sign up for both sports.”

    Shipp is looking at what Walton-Verona High School has done with its programs as guidance for GCHS.

  • Lady Demons sweep Gallatin County

    Score: W 2-0

    When: Aug. 17

    Where: Williamstown High School

    What: Lady Demons sweep two sets over Gallatin County

    Upcoming: Lady Demons have a road, home, road upcoming schedule before heading to the Western Hills Invitational in Frankfort on Aug. 27 and 28. Williamstown will head to face county rival Grant County Aug. 30 and round out the week at home against Henry County Aug. 31.

  • Braves ready to ‘...

    Football season is here and the Grant County Braves are gearing up for their season opener, at 8 p.m. Aug. 28 against Owen County in the Grant County Gridiron Kickoff Bowl.

    Last season, the Braves defeated Owen County in the season opener with a 17-10 win over the Rebels.

    “Last year, we had a young team,” head coach Mike Davis said. “We had the opportunity early to put the game away, but we won the game in the last minute. We were lucky to win.”

  • HORSESHOES VS. CORN TOSS

    As cornhole has become a big craze in the past decade, two men from Grant County remember the days when horseshoe was the game to play.

    Jim Pennington, 88, of Dry Ridge, played horseshoe competitively back in the ‘80s and 90’s in the Boone Woods League and is wondering what the hype of cornhole is all about. Pennington has won many awards over the years, some still hanging in his home. He was the Division I champion in 1996, as well as being the league champion in the same year.

  • Lady Braves fall to 1-2 on the...

    Scores: L 4-3, L 6-1

    When: Aug. 18, 23

    Where: Bourbon County, Grant County Middle School

    What: The Lady Braves drop two games to fall to 1-2 on the season

    Upcoming: The Lady Braves will travel to both Bellevue and Walton-Verona, before coming back home to take on Montgomery County on Sept. 1. The Lady Braves defeated Walton-Verona 5-2 last season at home.

  • Lady Braves fall to Conner,...

    Scores: W 2-0, L 2-0, L 2-0

    When: Aug. 12, 18, 19

    Where: Grant County High School

    What: Lady Braves lose two in a row to Conner and Bellevue

    Upcoming: The Lady Braves will head to the Western Hills Invitational in Frankfort Aug. 27. Then they will come home to face county rival Williamstown, Aug. 30 and play at Newport Aug. 31.

  • Lady Braves finish fourth

    The Grant County Girls Golf team finished in fourth place at the Grant County Invitational, Aug. 3, at Eagle Creek Country Club in Dry Ridge. Morgan Crupper shot a 72 in the first round for the second Lady Braves team. Overall, the team shot a 338, just 30 strokes short of first place and 2009 state champion Green County. The Lady Braves’ have two upcoming home matches on Aug. 11 and the 17. 

  • UFC fighter has Grant connection

    Not many people in Grant County can say they know an Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter.

    Shelby and Wallace Prince of Corinth, got  their chance to see their grandson, Christian Morecraft, face-off against Stefan Struve, Aug. 7 in Oakland Calif. Morecraft lost the match against Struve in the second round, after being knocked out by a punch from Struve.

    “It’s great,” Shelby Prince said. “We are really proud for him.”

  • Undefeated

    The fifth and sixth grade Amateur Athletic Union basketball team won the Sports of All Sorts Youth Association basketball championship in Florence on July 25, with a 9-0 record. Pictured, left, back, Coach Darrel Workman, Coach Clint Taylor, front, Kelsey Henry, Tianna Thornberry, Sydney Taylor, Shawna Workamn and Shania Young.